“Had God intended Women onely as a finer sort of Cattle,” wrote one early 18th Century woman, “he would have not made them reasonable.” Such is the sentiment of the Gothic novelist my heroine Dulcie Schwartz is studying in her latest mystery, Grey Expectations (Severn House) – and isn’t it true today, too? Just loved the New York Times story (about the Shakespeare’s Sister exhibit at the Folger Library) that included this quote!